During the 1950’s, a scientist named Ancel Keys noticed something strange. Poor populations in Italy on the Mediterranean coast were vastly healthier than even the wealthiest members of American high society. If you know anything about the Mediterranean diet, you know the spoiler: it turned out that the secret sauce (no pun intended) was in…

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Sticking to our health and fitness plans can certainly be a challenge. Take a second and think about all of the things that sidetrack us — birthdays (and their encompassing cakes), work lunches (a.k.a. ordering from your nearby pizza place), and don’t forget about post-work trips to the bar to let off a little steam…

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